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Sydney and Melbourne are locked in a row over giant milk crates

Cultural relations between Sydney and Melbourne soured by row over £1.4m milk crate art instillation

Artist Hany Armanious's 'Pavilion' won an international contest to create new public artworks for Sydney city centre - but Melbourne-based artist Jarrad Kennedy claims it 'is in breach of copyright'

Australian airline Jetstar

Rush to toilets on Australian plane after attendant 'warns passengers to flush drugs'

Many people on board had been to the Splendour in the Grass music festival

Protesters in Sydney have rallied against the treatment of the asylum-seekers

The plight of a group of Sri Lankan refugees: At sea for over a month – then locked up in the Outback under Australia’s hardline asylum policies

The 157 people - including 50 children - have become cause célèbre and were finally allowed to land after India agreed to assess them for repatriation

The men are due to appear in court today on charges relating to the trafficking, possession and importation of a prohibited drug. The maximum penalties they face if convicted was not immediately clear

Briton held in Australia drug smuggling probe

British man is among six people arrested for allegedly smuggling amphetamines

Members of the public hold candles to mourn the victims of HIV/AIDS and the victims of flight MH17 during a candlelight vigil at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia

Delegates at International Aids Conference vow to honour MH17 victims

The 20th International Aids Conference was supposed to open with good news.

A macaque monkey, similar to Livvie, plays in China.

Monkey who escaped from Australian Lennon Bros circus returned to owners

Livvie was believed to have roamed the park where the circus was based before she returned home

Australian officials have warned Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists against using the bodies of victims as 'pawns'

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Australia warns Ukraine and pro-Russia militants against using bodies as 'pawns'

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop insisted that the victims' bodies return back to their countries and families as soon as possible

The premium on Black Angus bulls may be reduced if GM ban is lifted

Beef farmers fear lifting of Tasmania's ban on genetically modified animal feed

The Australian state's poppy producers are lobbying for the moratorium to be lifted
Professors David Cooper, Praphan Phanuphak and Joep Lange, the co-directors of HIVNAT, a joint research centre in Bangkok

MH17 Malaysia Airlines crash: Tributes paid to world-renowned AIDS researcher on board stricken plane

Professor Lange, 59, was a clinical researcher from the Netherlands specialising in HIV therapies

Tony Abbott’s government has scrapped carbon pricing

Australia scraps carbon tax: Tony Abbott makes his country a ‘global pariah’ after legislation is passed by Senate

The irony is that the policy was working, with a study linking it to a 0.8 per cent drop in emissions in 2013

Experts said this great white shark most likely died from choking on a large sea lion that was found stuck in its throat

Shark chokes to death on sea lion in video footage captured by stunned beachgoers

After the animal beached itself, experts found ‘a large Australian sea lion stuck inside its throat’

Rupert Murdoch has said climate change should be treated with scepticism

Rupert Murdoch: Tony Abbott is an admirable man and Australia shouldn't build windmills and all that rubbish

In a candid interview the News Corp owner also said that the welfare state in Europe was "overdone"

Ian Thorpe gay: Olympic swimmer comes out in Parkinson interview

The interview has received heavy and sometimes unusual from Australia's Channel TEN, but many commentators say Thorpe's sexuality is unimportant

Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court, London, before the veteran entertainer was sentenced for a string of indecent assaults

Rolf Harris: New Zealand woman makes formal complaint against jailed entertainer

Lee Howden said she had come forward  because she felt for the young victims of Harris

Judge Garry Neilson pictured in 2003

'Incest is no longer a taboo,' says Australian judge Garry Neilson

The District Court Jude said incest was only illegal 'to prevent chromosomal abnormalities'

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Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

Robert Fisk on Gaza conflict

Dress the situation up all you like, but the truth hurts
Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
5 News's Andy Bell retraces his grandfather's steps on the First World War battlefields

In grandfather's footsteps

5 News's political editor Andy Bell only knows his grandfather from the compelling diary he kept during WWI. But when he returned to the killing fields where Edwin Vaughan suffered so much, his ancestor came to life
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reveals she has flying robot ... to take photos of her farm

Martha Stewart has flying robot

The lifestyle guru used the drone to get a bird's eye view her 153-acre farm in Bedford, New York
Former Labour minister Meg Hillier has demanded 'pootling lanes' for women cyclists

Do women cyclists need 'pootling lanes'?

Simon Usborne (who's more of a hurtler) explains why winning the space race is key to happy riding
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover

The dining car makes a comeback

Restaurateur Mitch Tonks has given the Great Western Pullman dining car a makeover
Gallery rage: How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?

Gallery rage

How are institutions tackling the discomfort of overcrowding this summer?
Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players

Eye on the prize

Louis van Gaal has £500,000 video surveillance system installed to monitor Manchester United players
Women's rugby: Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup

Women's rugby

Tamara Taylor adds fuel to the ire in quest to land World Cup
Save the tiger: The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

We will remember them

Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
Star Wars Episode VII is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices